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Solicitation of candidates for the 2004 election.

The ACA Nominating Committee requests that all affiliates, chapters and individual members submit suggested candidates for officers, members of the Board of Governors and Delegate Assembly, and seats on the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections. It is impossible for the committee to know the interests and abilities of all ACA members, therefore, your help is essential. Positions to be filed are as follows (Each category will have a double slate of candidates, Article II, Sections 1 and 2):

OFFICERS: one President-Elect, one Vice President and one Treasurer

BOARD OF GOVERNORS: Made up of 18 elected members. Pursuant to Article III, Section 4 of the ACA Bylaws the term of each elected governor shall be four years, and no governor shall serve more than two consecutive terms or eight consecutive years. At each biennial election, nine governors shall be elected to terms of four years each. The following positions are open:

* At Large (Ethnic Minority)

* Community Programs (Adult)

* Correctional Administration (Adult)

* Detention (Adult)

* Detention (Juvenile)

* Institutions (Adult)

* Institutions (Juvenile)

* Member at Large

* Probation (Adult)

COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION: Pursuant to Article V, Section 4 of the ACA bylaws, commissioners shall be elected to terms of four years each. The following positions are open:

* Correctional Health (Physician)

* At-Large Correctional Health (Nonphysician)

* At-Large Correctional Health (Physician)

* At-Large Correctional Health (Physician)

DELEGATE ASSEMBLY: Comprised of 42 elected at-large members from the following disciplines of the correctional continuum. Pursuant to Article IV, Section 3 of the ACA bylaws, the term of office of an at-large Delegate Assembly members shall be two years, and no at-large Delegate Assembly member shall serve more than eight consecutive years. The following positions are open:

* Correctional Administration (Adult)

* Correctional Administration (Juvenile)

* Probation (Adult)

* Probation (Juvenile)

* Probation -- Line Level (Adult)

* Probation -- Line Level (Juvenile)

* Parole or Post-Release Supervision (Adult)

* Aftercare or Post-Release Supervision (Juvenile)

* Parole or Post-Release Supervision -- Line Level (Adult)

* Aftercare or Post-Release Supervision -- Line Level (Juvenile)

* Crime Victim Organization

* At-Large Ethnic Minority (3)

* Correctional Education Services (Adult) (2)

* Correctional Education Services (Juvenile) (2)

* Detention (Adult) (2)

* Detention (Juvenile) (2)

* Institutions (Adult) (2)

* Institutions (Juvenile) (2)

* Institutional Line Operating Personnel (Adult) (2)

* Institutional Line Operating Personnel (Juvenile) (2)

* Institutions of Higher Learning (4)

* Private Community-Based Correctional Organizations (4)

* Correctional Health (2)

* Mental Health (2)

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Date:Aug 1, 2003
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